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TATA STEEL PAYS HOMAGE TO IT’S FOUNDER JAMSETJI NUSSERWANJI TATA ON HIS 180TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Jamshedpur, March 03, 2019

Tata Steel paid homage to it’s Founder Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata on his 180th Birth Anniversary. Present on the occasion were Mr. N. Chandrasekaran, Chairman Tata Sons, Mr. T. V. Narendran, CEO & Managing Director, Vice Presidents, and other dignitaries.

The festivities began at 7:30 AM with March Past by the contingents of different Departments of Tata Steel at the Works Main Gate inside the Tata Steel premises. Homage was paid by all at the Founder’s Statue located near the Gate.

Speaking to the media at the venue Mr. N. Chandrasekaran said “It is a great pleasure to be here at Founder’s Day. Wish you all a Happy Founder’s Day. I am particularly happy that it is the 100th year of Jamshedpur, and want to thank the entire community for the tremendous support given to Tata Steel and look forward to the next 100 years.”

The Floats and the March Past were judged by a Panel and later during the Day, the names of the prize winners were announced as follows:

Float Winner —- Shared Services
Float Runner-up —- Raw Materials & FAMD

Marching Contingent Winner ——Corporate Services
Marching Contingent Joint Runners-Up —— Tata Workers’ Union & ISWP

Technical Exhibition

The Technical Exhibition by Capability Development department, Tata Steel at the Shavak Nanavati Technical Institute (SNTI) witnessed a heavy footfall on Day -2 today. People from all walks of life paid a visit to the exhibition including students from various schools & colleges. In the evening, a cultural programme was also organised and the performances by the trainees enthralled the audience.

Keeping in line with the theme of Technovation at work’ with a tag line of ‘Brighter tomorrow starts today’, the trainees exhibited various innovative projects of scientific & engineering marvel having a potential of wide application across the country such as Smart Blind stick, Digital solution for city management, Drone Painting, Human Powered Crop Harvester, Automatic car window in emergency, Safety Helmet for Confined Space besides others.

During the exhibition, many theme-based events will be organised such as Sketching, Photography, Quiz and Treasure-hunt.  The themes for Sketching competition held today were, Tata Steel - we also make tomorrow, Digtalisation, Innovation & Technology and Beat Plastic Pollution.

INAUGURATION OF SPLASH ZONE – WATER PARK AT NICCO PARK

The Splash Zone Water park fun ride was launched today by Mr. Chanakya Chaudhary, VP Corporate Services, Tata Steel. The Splash Zone Water Park has fun rides for visitors of all ages. It consists of a large pool of water with rainbow and wave slides, a rain dance floor, a small kiddies pool with aqua cycles, a multiple water play platform as well as a big tilting bucket, all with the aim of providing entertainment for families. Mr. Abhijit Dutta, Managing Director, Nicco Jubilee Park Limited welcomed the guests and took them around the facilities.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Chanakya Chaudhary said “Earlier only dry Zone facility was available at the Park. With the addition of this wet Zone, there will be full entertainment available for the whole family. The launch today will benefit visitors who come to see the Illumination at the Jubilee Park and who can now see this facility also.” He added that he hoped that visitors would use the facility in the proper way so that everyone could have a safe outing.

Present on the occasion were Mr. Rakeshwar Pandey, Mr. B. K. Dinda, Mr. Rituraj Sinha, Mr. Amitava Baksi, and other officials of Tata Steel and Nicco Park.

About Tata Steel
Tata Steel Group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 33 million tonnes per annum (MTPA). It is one of the world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations and commercial presence across the world. The Group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $20.41 billion (INR 133,016 crore) in FY18. In 2018, Tata Steel acquired Bhushan Steel Ltd (now renamed as Tata Steel BSL Ltd). Currently, Tata Steel's consolidated India crude steel production capacity stands at 18.6 MnTPA.
A Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM organisation, Tata Steel Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures, is spread across five continents with an employee base of over 65,000.

Tata Steel retained Industry Leader position in FY18 and ranked second overall in the DJSI assessment, 2017. The Company has been recognised as the Climate Disclosure Leader in ‘Steel category’ by CDP (2017). Besides being a member of the World Steel Climate Action Programme, Tata Steel has won several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2016-17, ‘Corporate Strategy Award’ by Mint (2018), Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management 2018 and Best Risk Management Framework & Systems Award 2019 by CNBC TV18. The Company also received the ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’ award from Ethisphere Institute for the seventh time (2018), Steel Sustainability Champions (2017) by the World Steel Association, Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards (2017 & 2018), Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award by Institute of Directors (2017 & 2018) as well as 'Asia's Best Integrated Report' award by the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (2017), among several others .

In 2018, the Company launched a corporate brand campaign #WeAlsoMakeTomorrow www.wealsomaketomorrow.com

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